External Influences

Lesson Plans, Mind Maps and Activities for Educators

A Slice of Life: Sampling Life Expectancies Worksheet [TimeWeb] (Activities)
Average Earnings v Average Pay Worksheet [TimeWeb] (Activities)
A Worksheet on Cash v Plastic [TimeWeb ] (Activities)
Between the Sheets - Accounting (Activities)
Between the Sheets - Business Studies (Activities)
Between the Sheets - Economics (Activities)
Be Your Own Chancellor Worksheet (Activities)
Boom-Bust in Housing Worksheet [TimeWeb] (Activities)
Business Planning - Survival and Growth (Lesson plans)
Changes in Economic Activity (Activities)
Changes in Exchange Rates (Activities)
Changes in Interest Rates (Activities)
Changes to Tax Rates (Activities)
Conflicts in Government Policy Objectives - Activity (Activities)
Correlating Unemployment and Inflation Worksheet [TimeWeb] (Activities)
Correlation in a Primary Market [TimeWeb] (Activities)
Demography: Charts and Diagrams Worksheet [TimeWeb] (Activities)
Determinants of Price Elasticity of Demand [Virtual Learning Arcade] (Activities)
Ensuring Relevant and Accurate Information: Freedom of Information Act (Lesson plans)
External Influences (Lesson plans)
External Influences 1 - Lesson Plan (Lesson plans)
External Influences 1 - Mind Map (Mind maps)
External Influences 1: PotArts Ltd - Activity (Activities)
External Influences 2 (Lesson plans)
External Influences 2: Social Influences (Activities)
External Influences 2: Technological Change (Activities)
External Influences 2: Technology and Changing Social Attitudes - Activity (Activities)
External Influences 2: Technology and Changing Social Attitudes - Lesson Plan (Lesson plans)
External Influences 2: Technology and Changing Social Attitudes - Mind Map (Mind maps)
External Influences 3: Food Labelling - Activity (Activities)
External Influences 3: Legal and Political - Lesson Plan (Lesson plans)
External Influences 3: Legal and Political - Mind Map (Mind maps)
External Influences 4: Business Ethics and Moral Behaviour - Lesson Plan (Lesson plans)
External Influences 4: Business Ethics and Moral Behaviour - Mind Map (Mind maps)
External Influences 4: Coca-Cola - Activity (Activities)
External Influences and the Stakeholder Model - Lesson Plan (Lesson plans)
External Influences and the Stakeholder Model: McDonald's - Activity (Activities)
External Influences - Extension Activity (Activities)
External Influences - Extension Activity (Activities)
External Influences on Business - Mind Map (Mind maps)
External Shocks to the Global Economy: Oil Prices - Activity (Activities)
Factors Affecting the Travel and Tourism Industry 2 - Activity (Activities)
Final Task (Activities)
Global Factors influencing Business Strategy - Activity (Activities)
Global Factors influencing Business Strategy - Lesson Plan (Lesson plans)
Global Factors influencing Business Strategy - Mind Map (Mind maps)
Globalisation - Activity (Activities)
Government Expenditure Worksheets [Virtual Economy] (Activities)
Government Failure: Tuition Fees for Higher Education - Activity (Activities)
Government Intervention in Markets: Prescribed Drugs in North America - Activity (Activities)
Government Policy (Activities)
Government Policy (Lesson plans)
Historical Development of Travel and Tourism - Activity (Activities)
Income Tax Worksheets [Virtual Economy] (Activities)
Inflation Worksheet [TimeWeb] (Activities)
International Business (Lesson plans)
International Business 2: Businesses and Exchange Rates (Lesson plans)
International Trade: Trade Barriers, Freeing up Trade and the Work of the WTO (Lesson plans)
Interpreting Price Elasticity of Demand [Virtual Learning Arcade] (Activities)
Macroeconomic Policies - Activity (Activities)
Macroeconomic Problems - Activity (Activities)
Macroeconomic Targets in the UK - Activity (Activities)
Major Transport Routes 1 - Activity (Activities)
Major Transport Routes 2 - Activity (Activities)
Market Power, Competition and Regulation: Anti-Competitive Behaviour - Activity (Activities)
Minimum Wage [Virtual Learning Arcade] (Activities)
Movements of a Demand Curve [Virtual Learning Arcade] (Activities)
Nissan and Renault Worksheet [TimeWeb] (Activities)
Other Effects of Changes in Interest Rates (Activities)
Pressure Groups - Activity (Activities)
Pressure Groups - Lesson Plan (Lesson plans)
Pressure Groups - Mind Map (Mind maps)
Profits and Losses (Lesson plans)
Public Sector Spending - Activity (Activities)
Public Sector Spending - Activity (Activities)
Recent Developments in Travel and Tourism - Activity (Activities)
Regulation: Competition, Fair Trading and Advertising (Lesson plans)
Responses to Recession Worksheet [TimeWeb] (Activities)
Retail Travel Operations in the Travel & Tourism industry 2 - Activity (Activities)
Subsidies and Taxes - Activity (Activities)
Supporting Organisations in Travel and Tourism - Activity (Activities)
The Common Agricultural Policy and the Common Fisheries Policy - Activity (Activities)
The Costs and Benefits of Economic Growth in Developing Countries - Activity (Activities)
The Economic Context of Business (Lesson plans)
The Economic Context of Business: Employment and Unemployment (Activities)
The Economic Context of Business: Inflation (Activities)
The Economic Context of Business - Mind Map (Mind maps)
The Economic Context of Business: The Business Cycle (Activities)
The EU: Its Role in Environmental and Social Policy (Lesson plans)
The European Union 1: Better Out Than In? - Activity (Activities)
The European Union 2: Poverty and Employment - Activity (Activities)
The European Union: Single Market and the euro (Lesson plans)
The Market Mechanism (Lesson plans)
The Stakeholder Economy (Activities)
The Stakeholder Model (Lesson plans)
The UK's International Trading Position - Activity (Activities)
Tour Operations - Activity (Activities)
VAT Worksheets [Virtual Economy] (Activities)
War or Peace (Price-Fixing) (Activities)
Who Decides on the Interest Rate? (Activities)
Worksheet on Economic Growth in Developed and Developing Countries (Activities)
Worksheet on Location (Activities)
Worksheet on Taxation (Student Version: Advanced) (Activities)
Worksheet on Taxation (Student Version: Beginners) (Activities)
Worksheet on the Effects of Exchange Rate Movements on Tourism [TimeWeb] (Activities)
Worksheet on the Housing Market (Advanced) (Activities)
Worksheet on the Housing Market (Beginners) (Activities)
Worksheet - Role of the Bank of England - External Environment - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (Activities)
Worksheets Available in Meaning [TimeWeb] (Activities)
Worksheets - Costs - Inflation - Monetary Policy - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (Activities)
Worksheets - Cures - Inflation - Monetary Policy - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (Activities)
Worksheets - Economic Indicators - External Environment - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (Activities)
Worksheets - Government Policy - External Environment - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (Activities)
Worksheets - Monetary Policy Committee - Monetary Policy - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (Activities)
Worksheets - The euro - Europe - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (Activities)

Case Studies

A Big 'Shout Out' that Needs to be Heard - 170504 (At Your Leisure)
Acquisitions, Competition, Market Power and Regulation - 131003 (Mind Your Business)
All Gas and Profits? (Mind Your Business)
Alternative Fuels (Mind Your Business)
Always On Call? The Competitiveness of the UK's Call Centre Industry (Wanna Argument)
A Sector For All Seasons? (At Your Leisure)
As Europe Says 'Hello' to the Euro, is the UK Sound as a Pound? (Wanna Argument)
Avoiding the Blame for Work-Based Fatalities (Wanna Argument)
Barring Entry to Bouncers: Licensing Door Supervisors - 180405 (At Your Leisure)
Batteries Included (At Your Leisure)
Big versus Small Government (Wanna Argument)
Building Brands - 241103 (Mind Your Business)
Business Ethics - 5 March 2007 (Problem Based Learning)
Business Ownership (Mind Your Business)
Business Survival - 130206 (Problem Based Learning)
Calling Time on the Licensing Laws - 130904 (At Your Leisure)
Center Parcs UK PLC: Where Leisure and Tourism Meet - 310105 (At Your Leisure)
Changes in the Workplace (Mind Your Business)
Changing Markets and Competition - 4 September 2006 (Problem Based Learning)
Changing Markets, Changing Strategies - 031005 (Problem Based Learning)
Channel Hopping: Selling UK TV Abroad - 061204 (At Your Leisure)
Cheesed Off (At Your Leisure)
Child's Play, Kid Gloves and Keeping Mum: UK Children's Internet Use - 020505 (At Your Leisure)
Corporate Responsibility (Mind Your Business)
Countryside Change as the CRoW Flies - 130904 (At Your Leisure)
Data Handling and Social Inequalities (Mind Your Business)
Dealing with Products and Managers that Fail: Corporate Cyanide and Executive Suicide (Wanna Argument)
Digital TV: Broadcast Heaven or Dumbed-Down Hell? (Wanna Argument)
Drugs, Big Business and Community Service (Wanna Argument)
Elvis Presley and Property Rights (Mind Your Business)
Externalities and Non-Renewable Resources - 180405 (Problem Based Learning)
Falling out of Love With Football? (Wanna Argument)
Farming and Diversification (Mind Your Business)
Fat Cat Pay - 4 December 2006 (Problem Based Learning)
Feminine Hygiene Products (Mind Your Business)
Financial Markets (Mind Your Business)
FlyBe: A Regional Specialist? (At Your Leisure)
Football, Finance and the Future (Wanna Argument)
Forever on the Never-Never? (Wanna Argument)
Formula 1 - The Business of Money (Mind Your Business)
Freak Weather (Wanna Argument)
From DIY to DAY (Do Anything Yourself) to Makeover - 290304 (At Your Leisure)
Fuel Taxes (Wanna Argument)
Funding UK Higher Education: From Elitism to Mass Market (Wanna Argument)
Georgia - A Transition Economy (Mind Your Business)
Higher Education - Market Forces or Market Failure? (Mind Your Business)
In Love with the Car (At Your Leisure)
Insurance (Mind Your Business)
Iraq Two Years On - A Glimmer of Hope? (Mind Your Business)
Just the Ticket: Ticket Pricing in the UK - 280205 (At Your Leisure)
Kitted-Out: The Sports Clothing and Footwear Retailers - 111004 (At Your Leisure)
Leadership and Motivation in a Changing Business Environment - 230106 (Problem Based Learning)
Leisure and Workplace Stress (At Your Leisure)
Life in Mars? (At Your Leisure)
Low Flying Fares - 010304 (At Your Leisure)
Macro-Economics - Aggregate Demand, Inflation, Unemployment and Growth - 220903 (Mind Your Business)
Market Failure: Pollution, the Environment and Externalities - 271003 (Mind Your Business)
Marketing, Ethics, Mission Statements and Profits - 201003 (Mind Your Business)
Marketing Glastonbury - 081203 (Mind Your Business)
Market Power and Regulation - 8 May 2006 (Problem Based Learning)
Merger Mania and the Takeover Targets (Wanna Argument)
Mergers and Acquisitions (Mind Your Business)
Microbreweries: Brewing Up A Storm? (Wanna Argument)
Negative Externalities, Transport Policy and Congestion Charging - 230204 (Mind Your Business)
Never in a Month of Sundays (At Your Leisure)
No Dice: UK Gambling Laws to Change - 251004 (At Your Leisure)
No Way to Run a Business? - 020204 (At Your Leisure)
Obesity, Marketing and Business Social Responsibility (Mind Your Business)
Oil, Petrol, Taxes and Elasticity - 061003 (Mind Your Business)
Oligopolies, Fair Trade, Bananas and Protectionism - 190104 (Mind Your Business)
Outsourcing to India - 061204 (Problem Based Learning)
Packaging, Protection and Pollution (At Your Leisure)
Party Political Funding: Paying the Politicians at Poll Time (Wanna Argument)
Pay As You Go - On the Roads (Wanna Argument)
Play for Today (At Your Leisure)
Poland and the issues surrounding EU Enlargement - 120104 (Mind Your Business)
Price Sensitivity (Mind Your Business)
Productivity (Mind Your Business)
Public Safety v. Personal Freedom: Should all Cyclists wear Helmets? - 170105 (At Your Leisure)
Rail Privatisation (Wanna Argument)
RFID: Manchester City FC and the Billion Dollar Brands - 140205 (At Your Leisure)
Sexual Health - Can Governments Sort It? (Mind Your Business)
State of the UK Leisure Sector (At Your Leisure)
Taxes - to Cut or not to Cut? (Wanna Argument)
Thatcherite Economics - a worthwhile legacy? (Mind Your Business)
The Balance of Payments, Exchange Rates Elasticity and Inflation - 031103 (Mind Your Business)
The Ban on Hunting - the Death of the Countryside? (Mind Your Business)
The Budget - Plans, Promises and Presentation (Mind Your Business)
The EU - A case for exit? (Mind Your Business)
The Euro (Wanna Argument)
The Eurozone and the Single Currency: Told You So? (Mind Your Business)
The Final Drag: England to Ban Smoking in Public Places - 221104 (At Your Leisure)
The Firefighters' Dispute: Fanning the Flames? (Wanna Argument)
The Global Cruise Industry: Cruising for an Environmental Bruising? (Wanna Argument)
The London Olympic Bid - Money Well Spent? (Mind Your Business)
The Pensions Crisis - What is it all about and should we be worried? (Mind Your Business)
The Psychology of Shopping - 140305 (At Your Leisure)
The Railways - 8 January 2007 (Problem Based Learning)
The UK Housing Market: A Place of Your Own? (Wanna Argument)
The UK's City-Regions (At Your Leisure)
Total Recall? (At Your Leisure)
Trade, Ethics, Poverty, Protection and Markets - 150903 (Mind Your Business)
Transition Economies: From Planned to Market Systems - 031103 (Mind Your Business)
UK Farmers: Crisis Point or Just More Bleating? (Wanna Argument)
Unions, Management, Strikes, Confrontation and Game Theory - 101103 (Mind Your Business)
What Price a Wedding? (Mind Your Business)
What's Wrong with Football? (At Your Leisure)
Which Way the Wind Blows? (Wanna Argument)
World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada): Wada Happening with Drugs in Sport? (Wanna Argument)

Blog articles

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One thing leads to another. (In the News) 25 Apr 13
Provenance (In the News) 02 Jul 13
What price a loan? (In the News) 30 Jul 13

Business Focus

Simulations, Games and Virtual Worlds

Finding out more...

Advertising Elasticity of Demand [Virtual Learning Arcade] (General Resources)
Boosting Growth - How Can We Grow More? [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Case study - Investment - Finance - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Causes - Inflation - Monetary Policy - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Costs - Inflation - Monetary Policy - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Costs of Inflation - Who Pays? [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Costs of Unemployment - Who Pays? [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Countertrade (Notes)
Crisis Management (Notes)
Cross Elasticity of Demand [Virtual Learning Arcade] (General Resources)
Cures - Inflation - Monetary Policy - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Debt and Europe - The Maastricht Criteria [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Debt Ratio Theories [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Deflationary Fiscal Policy [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Economic Growth [ Biz/ed Virtual Developing Country ] (General Resources)
Economic Growth Policies [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Economic Growth Theories [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Elastic or Inelastic Demand - Who Pays How Much of the Tax? [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Employee Volunteering (Notes)
European Central Bank - Europe - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Event Management - Creating a Budget (Notes)
Explanation - Economic Indicators - External Environment - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Explanation - Government Policy - External Environment - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Explanation - Investment - Finance - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Explanation of Debt Ratio [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Explanation of Economic Growth [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Explanation of Government Expenditure [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Explanation of Income Tax [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Explanation of Inflation [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Explanation of Interest Rate [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Explanation of PSNCR [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Explanation of Unemployment [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Explanation of VAT [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Explanation - Role of the Bank of England - External Environment - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Explanation - The euro - Europe - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Further work - Money markets - Markets - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
General Economic Management [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Government Expenditure Theories [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Government Expenditure [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
History - Monetary policy - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Income Elasticity of Demand [Virtual Learning Arcade] (General Resources)
Income Tax Theories [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Income Tax [Virtual Learning Arcade] (General Resources)
Indirect Tax - What Happens to the Market Price? [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Inflation Policy [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Inflation Theories [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Interest Rate Theories [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Interest Rate Variation [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
International Business Methods (Notes)
Introduction - Interest Rate Transmission Mechanism (General Resources)
Introduction - Social Accounting (Notes)
Market Equilibrium [Virtual Learning Arcade] (General Resources)
Monetary Policy Committee - Monetary Policy - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Movements in the Supply Curve [Virtual Learning Arcade] (General Resources)
Price Discrimination [Virtual Learning Arcade] (General Resources)
Price Elasticity of Demand [Virtual Learning Arcade] (General Resources)
Progressive or Regressive - Who Pays What? [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
PSNCR and the Trade Cycle - Why Does It Vary? [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Queasyjet: Changes in the Low-Cost Airline Sector (Travel and Tourism podcast episode)
Reflationary Fiscal Policy [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Sustainability [ Biz/ed Virtual Developing Country ] (General Resources)
The Causes of Inflation [ Biz/ed Virtual Developing Country ] (General Resources)
The Challenge of Sustainability (Telephone interview) (Travel and Tourism podcast episode)
The European Union - Notes (Notes)
The Formation of Trading Blocs [ Biz/ed Virtual Developing Country ] (General Resources)
The Global Slowdown - Special (Telephone interview) (Travel and Tourism podcast episode)
Theories - Economic Indicators - External Environment - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Theories - Investment - Finance - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Theories - Role of the Bank of England - External Environment - Business bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
Theories - The euro - Europe - Economics bank - Virtual Bank of Biz/ed (General Resources)
The Problems Associated with Inflation [ Biz/ed Virtual Developing Country ] (General Resources)
The protection of intellectual property rights (Notes)
The World Bank [ Biz/ed Virtual Developing Country ] (General Resources)
UK Aviation Emissions - Will the Cap Fit? (Travel and Tourism podcast episode)
Unemployment and Voter Turnout Rates [Timeweb] (General Resources)
Unemployment Policy [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Unemployment Theories [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Using Fiscal Policy [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
Using Monetary Policy [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)
VAT Theories [Virtual Economy] (General Resources)